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News Game Plus #58 – Everybody Gets An App Store

September 17, 2020
Gerard McDermott
New Game Plus / Uncategorized

On News Game Plus this week Dermie and Jason discuss PS5 and Xbox pricing, why the old console generations concept is over, and the epic battle of greedy corporations against other greedy corporations. #newsgameplus

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